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2007 Stories by Cole Haddon

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  • Rock-star Resolutions

    published December 27, 2007

    This has been a sad year for some of our favorite musical artists. Many of them self-destructed to a degree we never even imagined possible,... More >>

  • On Keeping Kidman

    published December 6, 2007

    Actors and actresses have a long history of falling for musicians. But, generally, those musicians are rock stars, sexually ambiguous pop... More >>

  • Girls, Girls, Girls

    published December 6, 2007

    If you have breasts and attended a Mötley Crüe concert in the '80s, there's a good chance that you had sex with one of, some of, or... More >>

  • Back to the Future

    published November 29, 2007

    It's been 22 years since Celine Dion turned the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace into the place where female pop stars go to coast through the end... More >>

  • Folk Hero

    published October 25, 2007

    Ben Harper's band, the Innocent Criminals, are in the middle of pillaging several newly arrived boxes. The first copies of their... More >>

  • Rock 'n' Roll Ghost Tales

    published October 25, 2007

    There are few things as intrinsically scary as ghost stories. Considering the fact that Halloween is right around the corner, we thought it... More >>

  • Maroon Odyssey

    published October 18, 2007

    There are some moments in a musician's life when reality becomes so unreal that you know you've finally made it. One might think trading solos... More >>

  • Dropkick Murphys

    published September 20, 2007

    James Joyce is best-known as an Irishman, despite being one of the greatest authors of the 20th Century. Everything he wrote was infused with... More >>

  • Senior Shock

    published September 13, 2007

    One thing that Marilyn Manson and I both agree on: You can't shock an audience today," Alice Cooper says. "Audiences are shocked full at... More >>

  • Working Class Heroes

    published August 30, 2007

    When you think about it, Labor Day is the most American holiday we have, trumping even the Fourth of July, since, let's face it, this nation... More >>

  • Easy Being Green

    published August 9, 2007

    Buy a ticket to the Projekt Revolution concert and your purchase will contribute to eliminating an estimated 167 tons of carbon... More >>

  • Pushing the Boulder

    published August 9, 2007

    In Hollywood, you often hear of passion projects — movies nobody in their right mind should try to produce — yet a handful of... More >>

  • Same Old Beyoncé

    published July 19, 2007

    Dear Beyoncé, I know you're busy being a multi­media superstar, but did you get a chance to check out Knocked Up when... More >>

  • Latinos Love Cool Morrissey

    published July 12, 2007

    Morrissey performs Saturday, July 14, at Mizner Park, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Kristeen Young is also on the bill. The show starts at 8 p.m.,... More >>

  • How American Are You?

    published June 28, 2007

    In case you´ve ever wondered how ¨American¨ you really are, here´s a quiz to help you figure it out. Disregard our weighted... More >>

  • Emo on the Skids

    published June 14, 2007

    There is no better way to dismissively sum up a rock band than by labeling it ¨emo.¨ This has worked almost universally for the past six... More >>

  • Like a Rolling Stone

    published June 14, 2007

    Twenty-year-old British soul phenom Joss Stone sings with a quiet but powerful strength that epitomizes what the French meant when they... More >>

  • Sibling Rivalry

    published May 10, 2007

    Meg & Dia perform Saturday, May 12, at Revolution, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Saves the Day and Manchester Orchestra are also on the... More >>

  • Christina's Still Got It

    published May 3, 2007

    Dear Christina, I know this might seem out of the blue, seeing as though we've never met and, well, your lawyers have told you never to... More >>

  • Critical Mass

    published March 8, 2007

    Here's a good rule to follow: You should never trust what critics have to say about music, since most critics, as far as this journalist can tell,... More >>

  • Shrinking Trio

    published January 18, 2007

    Musicians have faced adversity on the road to success since time immemorial. Hell, the Polish hunted down and killed thousands of musicians called... More >>

  • Shang-a-Lang

    published January 4, 2007

    There's no doubt that Jonny Lang's blood runs blue. And not just because, you know, human blood is blue before it reacts to oxygen... but... More >>

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